About Mara

Mara Albrecht is a historian and postdoctoral Research Associate affiliated with the Research Unit on Voluntariness since December 2022. She is holding a one-year scholarship and her research focuses on the modern history of the Middle East, imperial and colonial history, urban and spatial history, political cultures, urban violence, and memories of violence. Her dissertation on Political Parties and Political Culture in Lebanon during the civil war and the post-war period was published in German in 2017 (LIT).

Research Field

Middle Eastern and Global History


University of Erfurt

Department of History



Mara Albrecht

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